Math Activities and Games

  • Below are links that offer a variety of math activities to try at home.


    Description A bundle of activities (pre-K-5) provided by the US Department of Education. Provides interesting math challenges aimed at middle school mathematics, though many problems can be used for upper elementary students looking to extend their math abilities. Information about the Investigations math program. Model division situations with virtual blocks.


    Featured games for addition and subtraction.


    Number Jump- Practice addition and subtraction combinations as you squash flies sitting on the number lines.

    Sums Stacker- Arrange coins, numbers, or dice to make stacks of the indicated sums.  Be sure to do this in the fewest moves possible.


    Ten Frame-Ten frames are a great way to visualize numbers with reference to the number 10.  This link offers a variety of activities that use ten frames.

    Five Frame- Similar to the ten frame.  Use with kindergarten or First Grade students to help them visualize small quantities.

     Add to Ten- Practice those combinations of ten with this entertaining game. 


    Doubles Fact Concentration- Practice those "doubles" addition combinations.


    Basic Fact Fishing:  Practice your basic addition combinations while trying to catch that "whopper".


    Featured games for multiplication and division.


    Multiplication Game:  Use your knowledge of products and factors to get 4 in a row before your opponent.  A good mix of fact practice and strategy.


    Factorize:  Find all the factors of a number by using rectangular arrays. Has a bundle of fact practice activities in game formats. 


    Fun 4 the Brain Division Games: A variety of fact practice games for division.



    Penguin Jump Multiplication:  Race your penguin across the icebergs while practicing your multiplication facts.


    Featured Games for counting and numbers


    Concentration:  Match numbers, shapes, fractions, or multiplication facts to equivalent representations. Give the Dog a Bone: Help the dog find the hidden bones on the 100 chart in less than a minute.  
    Point Out the View:  Students select the different characters and create the point of view for each individual character until all four have been figured out.